IQ plus EQ: How Technology Will Unlock the Emotional Intelligence of the Workforce of the Future

Companies have perfected collecting data on consumers to boost sales and customer loyalty. But to date, they have had little insight into how employees interact with each other and what makes them happy or successful at work. A new generation of emerging technologies promises to change that. Boosting EQ as well as IQ. Resulting in a much more engaged, more productive workplace.

David Gartside, Colin Sloman

[Globally] HR professionals will need to understand regional or country differences regarding the number, quality, and types of skills available, typical turnover rates, employment regulations, costs of labor, healthcare policies and costs, talent mobility policies, cultural norms and values, the strength of the employer brand, and the specific employment value proposition that will attract and retain people.

Based on these data and insight, HR will … [ Read more ]

Trends Reshaping the Future of HR: Talent Management Meets the Science of Human Behavior

Dramatic breakthroughs are being made in the study of brain function and human behavior. Recent advancements in talent analytics also have been extensive. The net effect is new opportunities for human resource organizations to improve workforce performance and business outcomes by concurrently leveraging science-based insights and emerging technologies.

Adapting to a Workforce Without Borders

As companies stake their growth strategies on global expansion and penetration of new markets, they face a new global talent imperative. A mismatch between where supply and demand of available skills resides is forcing organizations to turn to other countries to locate scarce skills and source the best talent.

Organizations today face a different talent landscape, one in which the global talent map has lost its … [ Read more ]